Alexandr Valentinovich Makhnach is Candidate of Science (Psychology), Leading Research Officer at the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow).
The concept of individual and family resilience within the sociocultural ecological systems approach is analyzed. A new for the Russian psychology term "individual resilience" is substantiated. Urie Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems model is presented. The measuring procedure of the individual resilience was identified by six interrelated components. In determining family resilience func-tional-dynamic principle was determined.
sociocultural ecological systems approach, U. Bronfenbrenner's model of development, human resilience, family resilience, components of resilience, resilience test.